In this section you find out how to install Publisher theme in two different methods; install directly in WordPress Dashboard or using FTP access. For each methods you want to use, follow below procedures, respectively.

1- Install Theme via WordPress

  1. Navigate to Appearance → Themes.
  2. Click Install Themes and hit the upload button
  3. Navigate to find the publisher.zip file on your computer and click Install Now.
  4. Wait while the theme is uploaded and installed.
  5. Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance → Themes and activate it.
One common mistake in installing theme via WordPress is, trying to upload downloaded package from ThemeForest.net as theme file. This leads to an error from WordPress; this error usually seems like this “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.”. Just upload publisher.zip file, not the whole downloaded package. Read more at What’s included.

2- Install Theme via FTP

  1. Log into your host server via an FTP software.
  2. Unzip the publisher.zip file and ONLY use the extracted publisher theme folder.
  3. Upload the extracted publisher theme folder into wp-content → themes folder.
  4. Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance → Themes and activate it.